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Woodrow West and Ian Gaynair recipients of Gilmore Hinkson Fair Play Trophy Print E-mail
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Thursday, 29 August 2013 00:00

Governor General, Sir Colville Young presents awards to Woodrow West and Ian GaynairBelize House, Belmopan, Cayo District, August 28, 2013
The Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association this morning honoured two Belizean football players, Woodrow West and Ian Gaynair, with the first ever Gilmore Hinkson Fair Ply Trophy at a short but impressive ceremony at Belize House in Belmopan.

The Awards Ceremony had the participation of the Hon. Herman Longsworth the Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports with direct responsibilities for Youth and Sports, Mr. Hilly Martinez, President of the Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association, who gave a short back to Gilmore Hinkson and his involvement in sports in Belize, Ms. Josephine Flowers and Sonny Meighan of the Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association, Mr. Edward “Ned” Pitts, President Emeritus of the Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association, Mr. Michael Blease, General Secretary of the Football Federation of Belize, players and coaching staff members of the National Football Team of Belize, as well as well wishers and family members and fans of both Woodrow West and Ian Gaynair.

The Proclamation for both athletes was read by Patrick Henry the Ag. National Sports Director of Belize whiles His Excellency the Governor General of Belize Sir. Colville Young, who is also the Patron of the Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association, presented both the Proclamation Certificates and the Gilmore Hinkson Fair Play Trophy to Woodrow West and Ian Gaynair.

The two footballers were reminded that they must continue to live and be guided by the values of Olympism and the wider Olympic Fraternity.